SoftSide Magazine Issue 56 (Financial Operations) (June 1983). THE WORLD CONNECTION (Discover the many entertaining pastimes available on the large user networks.) - Tim Knight, CALC/SIDE: The VisiCalc Spreadsheet Comes Home (Learn how to merge VisiCalc models to compare sets of data.) - David Peters, ENTERTAINMENT TOMORROW: The Ubiquitous Bar Code (Library catalogues and book check systems, and books for the blind are among the myriad potential uses of the bar code.) - Allen L. Wold, Adventuring Is Best! (Society questions the influences of arcade games on today's youth, but what about adventure games? Some important benefits include improving the children's problem solving, imagination and reading skills.) - Judy Neyhart, Joystick Alternatives (If you've puzzled over the many joysticks on the market today, wondering which one's right for you, take heart! This review will help to make a difficult choice easy.) - Sheldon Leemon, FINANCIAL OPERATING SYSTEM (We welcome a new columnist, who (in the few odd moments he spends away from his yacht) shares his insights on using a computer to help build your personal fortune.) - J. M. Keynes, Computers And Personal Values (Take a group of computer people, challenge them with hard questions about the role of computers in society, and you have the makings for spirited debate.) - David DeLong, SOFTSIDE SELECTIONS (Software for Your Personal Computer!) - Between pages 36 & 37, Editorial, Input/Output, Bugs, Worms & Other Undesirables, The Sides of SoftSide, New Products, Market/Side, Advertisers' Index, Machine Head, Review of Tales of The Bewildering: Writing Machine Language on the IBM PC (Explore the mysteries and rewards of learning to write Machine Language for the IBM PC.) (PC) - Kerry Shetline, Review of Filemanager+ (PC) - Steve Birchall, Article - Apple Diskourse, Part 6 (Come along as we explore ASOFTCOMPARE, a debugging utility which finds differences between two versions of the same program.) (Apple) - Cary Bradley, Review of Kraft Apple Compatible Joystick And Game Paddles (Apple) - Fred Condo, Review of Pinball Construction Set (Apple) - William Kubeck, Review of Dunzhin (S-80) - Allen L. Wold, Review of The Eliminator (S-80) - Chris Calwell, Article - The Magic Of INKEY String (This tutorial shows you how to use INKEY$ to edit keyboard input effectively.) (S-80) - Charles M. Morrison, Article - Exploring The Atari Frontier (Meet Atari's Player/Missile Graphics - the lazy person's way to create complex, animated game graphics.) (Atari) - Alan J. Zett, Review of Graphic Master (Atari) - Richard E. Herring, Review of Slime (Atari) - Richard E. Herring.